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at the grammy's. here is page in 1955 performing another of her memorable songs, "tennessee waltz." ♪ i remember the night and the tennessee waltz ♪ now i know just how much i have lost ♪ yes, i lost my little darling the beautiful tennessee waltz >> woodruff: patti page was 85 years old. >> brown: again, the major developments of the day: the 112th congress wound down, and president obama returned to his hawaiian holiday, after the house gave final approval to the "fiscal cliff" bill late last night. wall street surged higher on news of the deal in washington. the dow industrials gained more than 300 points. and the u.n. sharply raised its estimate of the dead in syria's civil war to 60,000. hillary clinton was discharged from the hospital afterbeing treat forward a blood clot. how smart is congress? one retiring member shares his observations about former colleagues. hari sreenivasan has more. >> sreenivasan: in our ongoing series of congressional exit interviews, massachusetts representative barney frank spoke candidly with economics correspondent paul solman. watch an outtake on the maki
with republican congresswoman marcia blackburn of tennessee and 1 of her colleagues that voted against the bill. the stocks have had their best day in over a year. that might have been a different picture if the majority of your colleagues voted against this deal. congresswoman, is that something that you were prepared to do, to take a vote to send america back into recession? >> i have already voted to extend all the tax cuts for everyone. what i did not like about the bill once we got it and were able to read it was the amount of spending and the amount that it will add to the debts. also to our annual deficit. this is 1 of those bills that more people look into it and dig into it, the less happy they will be with it. >> you also voted against this bill but i put the same question to you. were you prepared for the consequences of what might have happened if your colleagues had voted as you did and voted against this bill? "i figured once it was passed the stock market would go up. i was a stockbroker for 10 years. we which year when unemployment would go up, that would mean that unemployment
better profits. and the tennessee-based regional irst horizon was up 4%. goldman sachs thinks the bank's earnings will be helped by lower foreclosure costs. in the materials sector fertilizer maker mosaic was in focus. shipments to asia slowed downba last quarter but the help of an income tax benefit allowed mosaic to report better than expected profits. sssss were up 3.3% in reaction, closing at their highest price since september. among the energy stocks seeing higher prices was the biggest one: exxon mobil. and exxon confirmed today it would be making a big investment to look for oil in canadian waters. exxon will spend $14 billion developing the hebron oil field. that's in the waters off newfoundland and labrador. exxon thinks it can find 700 million bararararoil under those waters. the project represents another investment in finding oil and natural gas in north america. shares of exxon added a half percent. production is expected to start in 2017. exxon owns a third of the project, the largest share amamm its partners. late this year drug maker eli lilly will lose patent protecti
my colleague and -- in welcoming my colleague and friend, the senator from tennessee, honorable lamar alexander. [applause] >> lamar alexander the republican on this joint committee overseeing the inaugural ceremonies. >> mr. president, mr. vice president, ladies and gentlemen the late alex haley, the author of "roots" lived his life by these six words: find the good and praise it. today we pray the american tradition of transferring or reaffirming immense power in the inauguration of the president of the united states. we do this in a peaceful, orderly way. there is no mob. no coup. no insur refresh your -- no sin- this is a moment when all of us will remember. this is a moment that is our most conspicuous and enduring symbol of the american democracy. how remarkable that this has survived for so long in such a complex country, when so much power is at stake. this freedom to vote for our leaders and the restraint to respect the results. last year at mount vernon, a tour guide told me that our first president, george washington, ones posed this question: what is most important, wash
, the economy, our debt and a myriad of other issues. >> woodruff: but tennessee democrat steve cohen warned about the consequences of not taking the senate deal. >> my district can't afford to wait a few days and have the stock market go down 300 points tomorrow if we don't get together and do something. >> woodruff: later house democratic leaders emerged from a nearly three-hour meeting with vice president biden, who helped broker the senate deal. minority leader nancy pelosi called for action. >> we look forward now as we go forward in this day to see what the timing will be for a straight up-or-down vote on what passed 89-8 last night in the united states senate. >> woodruff: house republicans also met and gave no sign they were ready to call a vote on the senate bill. instead majority leader eric cantor said he won't support the measure. and others left open the possibility of changing the bill. and sending it back to the senate. >> woodruff: the story at this hour still unfolding at the house but all signs are pointing to a vote on the senate compromise later tonight. we get an update
juliet, tennessee. the storms rupted as a large warm air mass out of the gulf collidecollided with an incomind front. john kerry gave his farewell speech on the floor of the u.s. senate today. the veteran democrat is leaving, after 27 years, to become secretary of state. today, kerry looked back on his public career, starting with his service in vietnam and as a leading anti-war figure. in the senate, he focused on foreign policy, and was his party's nominee for president in 2004. >> eight years ago, i admit i had a slightly different plan to leave the senate. but 61 million americans voted they want me to stay with you. staying here, i learned about humility, and i learned sometimes the greatest lesson comes not from victory, but from dusting yourself off. >> holman: in boston today, the governor of massachusetts tapped william "mo" cowan-- a former aide to the governor-- as interim senator. cowan will become the second black member of this senate. cowan said he has no plans to run in the june special election to fill the remaining 18 months of kerry's term. donor countries p
of defense. tennessee republican bob corker voiced concern about hagel's support for reducing u.s. nuclear weapons by 80%. >> the president has nominated he was part of a group called global zero, and for those of us who care deeply about our nuclear arsenal and modernization and that type of thing, some of the things that were authored in this report candidly are concerning. >> i will say this. i know chuck hagel, and i think he is a strong, patriotic former senator, and he will be a strong secretary of defense. >> reporter: there were no doubts expressed about kerry's own qualifications or his prospects. his confirmation to succeed hillary clinton at state is considered a virtual formality. >> brown: and we look at the kerry nomination and foreign policy challenges he'll face, with two men who've served as national security adviser to the president. zbigniew brzezinski held that position with president carter. he's now a counselor at the center for strategic and international studies. stephen hadley served under president george w. bush. he's currently a senior adviser at the united stat
but two states, tennessee and hawaii, show widespread flu activity. the number of older people hospitalized with the illness rose sharply in the last week, and the number of children who've died increased again to 29. honda is recalling nearly 750,000 vehicles for a possible airbag problem. the auto maker said today the affected vehicles are pilot suvs and odyssey minivans spanning the model years 2009 to 2013. the driver's-side airbags may not have all the rivets they need, and that could stop them from deploying. injuries have been reported. wall street rounded out the week on a mixed note. the dow jones industrial average gained 53 points to close at 13,649. the nasdaq fell one point to close at 3,134. for the week, the dow gained more than 1%; the nasdaq rose three-tenths of a percent. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to ray. >> suarez: we return now to north africa, and what recent developments in mali and algeria tell us about the terrorist threat in that part of the world. for that, i'm joined by mary jane deeb, chief of the african and middle eastern
chattanooga, tennessee, to reach the mall early. charles bass told meal he could not afford to miss another obama swearing-in >> again. we actually missed the first time. we did not want to miss an important moment in history. >> suarez: what's different about being here? >> just the feeling of everyone together. all people of different nationalities, different places. just coming together for a common cause. >> suarez: this person looks to the problems establishing stable democracies in many countries and wanted to see a freely elected president sworn in for herself. >> i'm originally from the middle east. this gives me a chance to really be part of something much bigger than myself which is kind of a democratic process, inaugurating a president into office. given what's happening in the region right now and people fighting for the democracy, i think this was a great chance to come out here and show i'm part of the process in the u.s >> suarez: now let's be honest. most of the millions of americans who wanted somebody else to take the oath today didn't make an effort to get here. so you co
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